Debesh-Kamal Scholarships for Higher Education/Research Abroad 2021

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EligibilityPostgraduate students
AwardScholarship worth INR 1 lakh

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About the Program

The Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Kolkata invites applications for Debesh-Kamal Scholarships for Higher Education/Research Abroad 2021 from postgraduates interested in pursuing their higher education/research abroad. The scholarship will be provided to Indian nationals irrespective of caste, creed, or religious faith. The selected candidates can benefit from a scholarship of INR 1 lakh for one year only.

Scholarship Details
  • Debesh-Kamal Scholarships for Higher Education/Research Abroad 2021 DeadlineClosed

    To be eligible for this scholarship, an applicant must:

    • Be an Indian national
    • Have a uniformly good academic record with first class marks at the Honours of postgraduate level
    • Not be more than 30 years of age

    Note: Exceptions in terms of age may be made for short-term postgraduate or post-doctoral researchers.

    Other conditions:

    • The candidates will have to submit evidence of their having been admitted to a course of study/research at a major university or comparable academic institution abroad. 
    • Research students/scholars will have to submit along with their applications an outline of their research project as may have been approved by the university/institution concerned.

    The selected candidates will receive a scholarship of INR 1 lakh for one year.

    Note: The scholarship will be tenable for one year only and it won't be adequate for studies abroad. Thus, the candidates will have to produce acceptable evidence of other resources or committed financial support.

    • Duly filled application form
    • Attested passport size photograph
    • Bank draft for INR 100 in favour of the Secretary, Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture
    • Attested photocopies of certificates and mark sheets
    How can you apply?

    Follow the below steps to apply- 

    Step 1: Click on the "Apply Now" button below and read all details. 
    Step 2: Fill in personal details, educational qualifications and sign the declaration.
    Step 3: Attach the required documents including bank draft, photograph and mark sheets.
    Step 4: Send the application to the following address in an envelope with the inscription ‘Debesh-Kamal Scholarship’:

    The Secretary,
    Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture,
    Gol Park, Kolkata 700 029

Important Dates

Application deadline: 01st May 2021

Selection Criteria
  • Candidates will first be shortlisted based on an evaluation of their applications.
  • The shortlisted candidates will then appear before a Selection Committee at the Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Kolkata.
  • The decision of the Selection Committee about the eligibility of a candidate and his/her selection shall be final.
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Terms and Conditions
  • The application fee of INR 100 is non-refundable.
  • The preferred subjects of study/research are Humanities and Basic Science. However, other disciplines (such as social sciences and applied science and technology) will also be considered.
  • The shortlisted candidates will have to bear their own travelling expenses. But the candidates appearing for the interview from distance beyond 100 km may be paid 2nd class railway fare.

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